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Evolution Petroleum Corp
EPM : AMEX : Basic Materials
$8.50 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 79,200
11/25/14 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 14.81 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 10.84% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)4.014.63
EBITDA ($mil)2.212.29
EBIT ($mil)1.841.96
Net Income ($mil)1.131.47


Balance Sheet Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)21.3725.93
Total Assets ($mil)62.0867.35
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)50.2856.4


Profitability Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Gross Profit Margin92.8890.98
EBITDA Margin55.2849.34
Operating Margin45.9442.37
Sales Turnover0.270.32
Return on Assets5.2410.3
Return on Equity5.1211.11
Debt Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Current Ratio15.3312.74
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.020.02
Interest Coverage102.22122.69


Share Data Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)32.828.6
Div / share0.10.0
EPS0.030.04
Book value / share1.531.97
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume78959.086922.0

Valuation


HOLD. EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 52.03 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.91. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.77 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.86. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EPM 126.43 Peers 52.03   EPM 41.47 Peers 14.82

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

EPM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

EPM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EPM 18.83 Peers 18.15   EPM 0.52 Peers 2.71

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

EPM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

EPM trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EPM 5.77 Peers 11.86   EPM -65.00 Peers 16.23

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

EPM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, EPM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EPM 17.02 Peers 2.55   EPM -21.42 Peers 10.35

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

EPM is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

EPM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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